Stephen Brian Kendall, a beloved resident of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 65 in the comfort of his home on September 22nd, 2023. He was a devoted family man, a proud US Army veteran, and a skilled mechanic known for his passion of working on cars.
Stephen was born on March 12th 1958 in Hagerstown, Maryland to Jacqueline Fay (Smith) Kendall and Philip Eugene Kendall, and he grew up alongside his brothers Gregory Philip Kendall and Michael E. Kendall. In his early years, he felt a calling to serve his country, and he embarked on two honorable tours of duty, one in Korea and another in Germany, as a dedicated member of the United States Army. His steadfast commitment to defending his nation left an indelible mark on his character.
One of Stephen's greatest joys in life was tinkering under the hoods of cars. His mechanical expertise was unparalleled, and he could often be found in his garage, immersed in the world of engines and grease. It was a passion he shared with anyone who sought his guidance or simply enjoyed his company.
Stephen's dedication extended beyond his love for cars; he was a devoted provider and a pillar of strength for his family. He worked tirelessly to ensure the well-being of those he held dear. He is survived by his loving brother, Michael, and Michael's wife, Angie.
The love story of Stephen and Jamie Madone Kendall was a testament to the enduring power of love. Jamie was not only the love of his life but also his best friend. Together, they faced life's challenges and celebrated its joys, building a bond that will forever be cherished.
Stephen's legacy lives on through his children, Rolo Kendall, Joshua Kendall, and Danica Cupp, who carry forward his values of determination and resilience. He was also blessed to be a grandparent to Victoria Owen, Gabriel Hall, Lauren Hall, Arius Kendall, Kai Sadowski, and a great-grandparent to Rose Bella. In addition to his immediate family, Stephen leaves behind a tapestry of cousins, nephews, and nieces, each touched by his kindness and warmth.
Stephen Brian Kendall will be remembered for his unwavering love, his dedication to his country, and his skilled hands that brought life back to many vehicles. He leaves behind a legacy of resilience, love, and a commitment to family that will forever inspire those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Service of Honors to be held at a date yet to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please send donations, cards, or information requests to Rolo Kendall at 855 Trosper Rd #108-141 Tumwater, WA 98512. All donations will go towards burial and travel costs to Maryland to lay Stephen to rest alongside his mother and brother.
Stephen, your memory will forever live in our hearts, and your spirit will continue to guide us through the journey of life. Rest in peace, dear friend, father, grandfather, and husband. You willprofoundly missed, but your legacy will endure through the generations you touched with your love and wisdom.
Online condolences at DavisMortuary.com